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December 22, 2017 -- Cirque du Soleil and Criss Angel announce the final show of #MindfreakLIVE will take place on October 28, 2018, completing the 10 year contract Criss signed with Cirque in 2007 and began in 2008. Read the announcement here: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL AND CRISS ANGEL PRODUCTIONS ANNOUNCE FINAL PERFORMANCE OF MINDFREAK® LIVE! OCTOBER 28, 2018
December 19, 2017 -- Happy 50th Birthday, Criss!! May your day be filled with what money can't buy - health, happiness, and #loyallove!
December 16-17, 2017 -- Criss Angel kicked off his 50th birthday bash with an appearance at Shrine nightclub at Foxwoods Resort Casino, where he received a custom chocolate birthday cake, sprayed champagne on the crowd, and gave out $100 bills! Criss also received an elaborate birthday cake at the conclusion of his final show at Foxwoods on December 17th. Check out the LY photo gallery in the coming days for pics from the Shrine celebration!!
November 7, 2017 -- New Tour Date! The Windsor Star announced today that Criss Angel RAW: The Mindfreak Unplugged is coming to The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor on Wednesday, January 10! Read more: Illusionist Criss Angel to bring his Mindfreak to Caesars Windsor
November 6, 2017 -- New Tour Date! Tulsa World announced today that Criss Angel RAW: The Mindfreak Unplugged is coming to the Tulsa Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on January 20! Read more: Criss Angel brings his 'Mindfreak Unplugged' magic show to Hard Rock
The critics have spoken! Criss Angel performed an incredible set of sold out shows at Foxwoods Resort Casino - check out these reviews!
New Haven Register - Criss Angel's 'Mindfreak!' burns bright with LEDs, pyrotechnics at Foxwoods
MassLive - Criss Angel enjoying magical run at Foxwoods Resort Casino
Digital Journal - Review: Criss Angel amazing at Foxwoods for 'Mindfreak Live' magic show
November 4, 2017 -- At Foxwoods, Criss Angel made a surprise appearance at the 5th annual 'Stuff The Bus' event, sponsored by United Way and benefiting the Tommy Toy Fund. Criss Angel donated an incredible $25,000 to the cause - if you are in the area and would like to donate, the Foxwoods Bus Terminal and Tanger Outlets are accepting donations until mid-December. Read more: Foxwoods Kicks Off Stuff The Bus Campaign
Jammin' 107.7 Radio was at the event and streamed it live on Facebook - check it out here! Stuff The Bus event Foxwoods also posted a video on their Facebook page, which you can view here!
Criss Angel also had some fun riding Foxwoods new thrill rides "Sky Drop" and "Sky Launch" - here is a video that Foxwoods posted on their page of Criss riding the rides! Criss Rides Foxwoods Thrill Rides
November 3, 2017 -- New Tour Date! WinStar World Casino and Resort announced on social media today that Criss Angel RAW: The Mindfreak Unplugged is coming to the Global Event Centr on Friday, January 19! Tickets are available now through TicketMaster!
October 31, 2017 -- Happy 9th anniversary to Criss Angel #MindfreakLIVE (formerly BeLIEve) at the Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas! The last and final year of the show will be next year, with the final show ending on the day it premiered -- October 31, 2018. If anything changes regarding the show schedule, it will be posted here! Congrats to the cast and crew for this milestone! Few shows have lasted in #Vegas as long as this, and it deserves to be acknowledged!
October 27, 2017 -- EXCLUSIVE NEWS: Criss Angel announced on social media that he is debuting a brand new show called Criss Angel RAW: The Mindfreak Unplugged on his off-weeks from #MindfreakLIVE in #Vegas in January 2018! Read the official show announcement on Criss Angel's web site here, and be prepared to witness a show unlike anything Criss has done yet! Tour dates are being added to the LIVE page as they are announced - check there for all the information about this exclusive new show!
October 25-27, 2017 -- Get ready for Criss Angel #MindfreakLIVE to return to Foxwoods Resort Casino in an all-new show! The show runs from November 2-5 and December 14-17. Check out these articles about the shows!
The Day - Criss Angel's Mindfreak to begin at Foxwoods
Hartford Courant - Criss Angel's 'Mindfreak Live' at Foxwoods
CT Post - Criss Angel brings 'Mindfreak Live' to Foxwoods
October 13, 2017 -- The "2017 Salute To The Troops" event is being held this weekend; those involved in the event have tickets to see Criss Angel #MindfreakLIVE, among other activities! Read more about the event here!
October 2, 2017 -- Criss Angel expressed sympathy for those who lost their lives in the Las Vegas shooting that occured on Sunday night, and encourged people to donate blood. Read more from the Digital Journal.
September 12, 2017 - Criss Angel #HELP was one year ago! Relive the event by viewing photos in the photo gallery, and donate any amount to Criss Angel's charity on crissangel.com! Every little bit helps, the #fight to end childhood cancer continues!
September 11, 2017 -- Criss Angel posted a behind the scenes look at a music video he directed and produced for pop star Belinda Peregrin, known by her first name Belinda. You can check out the behind the scenes footage on the Criss Angel web site here. The video is for a song titled "Bailalo," a supposed lead single on Belinda's forthcoming 5th studio album, yet untitled. It is worth noting that Belinda and Criss Angel had a short-lived romance during the time of the music video's creation; because of this, and the legal complexities + licensing issues with Cirque du Soleil's involvement, it is unknown when the video will be officially released to the public.
September 4, 2017 -- The Argentina Mindfreak LIVE tour was a success! Every show was sold out, congrats Criss on your first set of international shows!!
August 27, 2017 -- Criss Angel announced that he would do daily behind the scenes videos of his Argentina trip/tour, starting tomorrow! Follow Criss Angel on Instagram for all the action!
August 14, 2017 -- Criss Angel announced on social media that he added 2 shows to his Argentina Mindfreak LIVE tour run - a second show on September 2, and a new show on September 3!
July 20, 2017 -- Criss Angel received a star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood, CA - across the street from Harry Houdini! Gary Oldman, Lance Burton, and Rany Couture were guest speakers at the event. You can check out many photos from the event in the photo gallery! Congradulations Criss Angel on this amazing accomplishment!
Accompanying the event, Criss Angel was featured in the July 2017 issue of Variety magazine. You can purchase the issue here!
June 28, 2017 -- Criss Angel announced today that he will be receiving his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on July 20! Star ceremonies start at 11:30AM PT, are free to the public, and are streamed on-line at The Walk of Fame's web site! This is a momumental moment in the career of any celebrity - especially a magician! Congratulations, Criss! No one is more deserving of this honor!
June 12, 2017 -- Foxwoods announced today that Criss Angel is bringing #MindfreakLIVE back to Foxwoods for exclusive shows in November and December 2017! TicketMaster has a pre-sale event starting Wednesday June 14 at 10AM; general sale on TicketMaster and Foxwoods web site is Friday, June 16. Be sure to get your tickets before they disappear!
June 7, 2017 -- Criss Angel announced today that #MindfreakLIVE is going international! Dates have been announced for August 30, 31 and September 1 and 2 at the Teatro Gran Rex in Buenos Aires, Argentina! Tickets go on sale on June 12 for Banco Santander Rio Select customers, June 19 for Banco Santander Rio customers, and June 26 for general sale. To learn more & buy tickets, click HERE!
June 1, 2017 -- Criss Angel is featured in the June 2017 issue of "The Linking Ring," a monthly magazine published by the International Brotherhood of Magicians. Digital and print copies are available only to IBM members at http://www.magician.org, but many thanks to the author Simon Marron for posting the article content on her Facebook page, which you can see here! The article has also been updated to the LY photo gallery which you can see here!
May 12, 2017 -- Tonight, Criss Angel received a very special recognition, a Presidential Citation, from the International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM), the largest magic organization in the world! Congratulations Criss on all your hard work!!
February 18-19, 2017 -- Criss Angel #MindfreakLIVE was dark on Saturday and Sunday, February 18-19 - Criss flew to Mexico to support Belinda at her sold out concert in Tabasco. Here is an article + video from Tabasco Hoy of Criss Angel and Belinda arriving at the airport and greeting fans: Criss Angel and Belinda in Mexico
January 1, 2017 -- Happy New Year!! Criss Angel is featured on a new cover of Las Vegas magazine! You can see scans of the cover in the photo gallery!
December 19, 2016 -- Happy Birthday, Criss!!
December 3, 2016 -- Criss Angel Mindfreak Live in Chile has been postponed from December 16, 2016 to April 26, 2017. Read the press release here: here.
November 12, 2016 -- For the 4th year in a row, In Vegas magazine has given Criss Angel their "Best Magic Show" award, the only magician to receive this honor 4 times from the magazine. Read more here -- congrats, Criss!!
November 2, 2016 -- It was announced today that Criss Angel is featured in a special issue of VANISH magazine, one of the top magic magazines in the world. The magazine features an in-depth interview with Criss Angel, plus a full review of the new Las Vegas show #MindfreakLIVE. You can read the digital version of the magazine for free, or purchase a print copy, HERE.
October 12-13, 2016 -- Criss Angel Trick' Up has received a lot of media attention, especially around Paris Jackson's encounter with Criss Angel and "seeing death" -- check out some of the articles below!
Las Vegas Review Journal - Criss Angel: New look, ?Trick?d Up? debuts on A&E, Hollywood Walk of Fame star
Us Weekly - Paris Jackson Sees 'Death' During Criss Angel Trick'd Up's Terrifying Stunt Gone Wrong
Magician Criss Angel on Becoming a Human Shish Kabob for His New TV Special
October 12, 2016 -- Criss Angel Trick'd Up debuted on A&E! The one hour episode featured incredible illusions and famous stars including Paris Jackson, Paige Vanzant, the Supernaturalists, and many more! You can check out show clips on A&E's web site HERE and the show is free to watch On Demand if the A&E channel is part of your cable package!
October 10, 2016 -- Criss Angel made a guest appearance on The Doctors television series today, where he talked about his son's cancer diagnosis, HELP, and finding a cure for pediatric cancer. Shaunyl and Johnny also joined Criss on stage. Check out photos from the show in the photo gallery here, and if you missed the episode airing on TV, you can watch it online here!
October 5, 2016 -- Criss Angel is featured on the cover of Luxury Las Vegas magazine! The digital edition of the magazine is available on Luxury Las vegas magazine's web site HERE! The article goes into detail about Criss Angel's philanthropic efforts regarding pediatric cancer, and the successful #HELP benefit. A great read!
September 30, 2016 -- Criss Angel attended the Third Annual Tyler Robinson Foundation gala at Caesars Palace tonight - founded by band Imagine Dragons, the TRF is known for supporting families affected by pediatric cancer. Check out photos from the event in the photo gallery!
September 26, 2016 -- In light of the Trick'd Up television announcement, one star in particular is getting a lot of attention: UFC star Paige VanZant, who is seen in a gruesome "In Two" demonstration in a Trick'd Up commercial seen on TV and on-line. Can't wait to see this special!
UpRoxx - Cris Angel Tears Paige VanZant in Half
Maxim - Watch Criss Angel 'Rip' Paige VanZant in Half for His Latest Special
September 20 & 23, 2016 -- Criss Angel announced on social media today that the name of his one hour A&E special is called TRICK'D UP, and it will premiere on Wednesday, October 12! ARE YOU READY? Media outlets quickly broke the story:
Las Vegas Review Journal - Criss Angel makes TV Special appear
A&E to Present One-Hour Special CRISS ANGEL TRICK'D UP, 10/12
September 19, 2016 -- Great review of Mindfreak LIVE from the Daily Star: The Oscars of magic: Master illusionist Criss Angel will make you believe again
September 15, 2016 -- Criss Angel #HELP was held on September 12, 2016 at the Luxor, and it was an incredible success! Dozens of celebrities walked the Gold Carpet and performed during the benefit show at the Mindfreak LIVE theatre. In the days after the event, news outlets acoss the United States and the world could hardly take their eyes off the clean-cut Criss Angel. Here are a few reactions!
TMZ - Voila Criss Angel!!!
E! News - Criss Angel Debuts Clean-Cut Look for a Good Cause (and We're Here for It)
ET Onlne - Criss Angel Is Almost Unrecognizable in Sleek Suit at Event for Cancer-Stricken Son
Check out photos from #HELP in the photo gallery HERE: HELP photos
September 2, 2016 -- Criss Angel is featured in the new issue of People magazine, out of news stands now! Scans of the article are available in the photo gallery! People has also uploaded a video of Criss Angel discussing his son's cancer diagnosis and #HELP event, which you can watch HERE!
August 22, 2016 -- Since Criss Angel uploaded the "We're Not Gonna Take It" video, there has been an amazing response to it and the video is being picked up by media outlets across the US. Here are just a few!
Rolling Stone -- See Dee Snider Turn 'We're Not Gonna Take It' Into Piano Ballad
Las Vegas Review Journal -- Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider helping Criss Angel charity
News Day -- Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider, Criss Angel team up for charity
Team Rock -- Watch Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider perform stripped back version of We're Not Gonna Take It to support Criss Angel's cancer charity HELP
August 19, 2016 -- Criss Angel uploaded a new music video to his YouTube account today -- an incredible acoustic rendition of "We're Not Gonna Take It" performed by none other than Dee Snider, lead singer of the heavy metal band Twisted Sister. Watch the amazing, inspirational video BELOW and go to CRISS ANGEL HELP to learn how you can help #FightCancer by making a donation, attending the upcoming September 12 charity event or bidding on exclusive, one of a kind auctions from dozens of celebrities and Vegas entertainers!
July 20, 2016 -- Criss Angel was recently interviewed by Inside Quest at the Mindfreak LIVE! theatre at the Luxor in Las Vegas! Check out the full interview on IQ's web site here: Inside Quest - Criss Angel Inside Quest is running a contest where if the video receives over 50,000 likes, they will donate $10,000 to #HELP and a random contestant will be chosen to deliver the check with Inside Quest! For more details about the contest, go here: IQ Raise $10K For #HELP Challenge and here is a direct link to the video! Everyone LIKE and SHARE! Inside Quest - Criss Angel Video
July 2, 2016 -- From the Digital Journal: Criss Angel headed to Hollywood Walk of Fame, premieres new show
June 30, 2016 -- Mindfreak LIVE officially premiered on June 30 with a Black Carpet extravaganza. Earlier in the day, Robin Leach shared an exclusive article written by Criss himself, reflecting on the past year. Read it HERE.
Celebrities walked the Black Carpet and had incredible things to say about the show! Constance Perry from Make A Wish and Elann Saula from St. Baldrick's Foundation joined Criss for photos on the Black Carpet. Check out photos from the event in the photo gallery!
June 28, 2016 -- Criss announced on Twitter that he was being honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. How exciting! The Walk of Fame ceremony will take place sometime in 2017. Congratulations, Criss!!
June 22, 2016 -- Today Criss did a series of 20+ interviews with morning television stations to promote Mindfreak LIVE and HELP. He also did a live Facebook Q&A where #Loyals submitted questions on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. What was supposed to be a 15 minute segment turned into nearly 45 minutes - thank you Criss! Below are some links to the interviews that Criss did today, many with video:
Magican Criss Angel talks to MORE
Fox 7 Austin - Criss Angel talks about new show
Hawaii News Now - MINDFREAK LIVE! promises all new acts, death-defying stunts and incredible illusions
Fox 59 - Criss Angel's Mindfreak LIVE!
CTV Morning Live - Mindfreak LIVE!
Also check out photos from these appearances in the photo gallery!
Criss also did a Facebook live video Q&A where he answered #Loyals questions - if you missed the Q&A, you can watch the video any time on Criss' Facebook here! Criss Angel's Facebook Page
June 15-17, 2016 -- On Wednesday June 15, Criss tweeted that he would be featured in Us Weekly. The article goes into depth about his son's cancer treatments, the upcoming 1 Million Dollar #HELP benefit event in September, and more. You can pick up the magazine anywhere they are sold this week! The edition date is June 27, 2016. You can see scans of the article in the photo gallery!
News outlets all over the world picked up the story over the coming days - here are a few of the best:
Us Weekly (online version) -- Criss Angel?s Son Is in Remission After Cancer Battle: ?I Believe He Will Be Healed?
ET Online - Criss Angel's 2-Year-Old Son Is in Remission: 'I Believe He Will Be Healed'
Daily Mail - 'I believe he will be healed': Magician Criss Angel discusses toddler son's remission after cancer battle
Las Vegas Sun - Criss Angel?s 2-year-old son Johnny is in remission
Perez Hilton - http://perezhilton.com/2016-06-16-criss-angel-johnny-sarantako-cancer-remission-healed#.V2X_3-Sc3E8
AOL (w/video) - Magician Criss Angel gives heartwarming update on son's cancer
June 1, 2016 -- Criss Angel Mindfreak LIVE has started its preview period and the reviews are coming in! Mike Weatherford of the LVRJ, who reviewed BeLIEve in 2008, has reviewed Mindfreak LIVE and you can read his interview here:
Criss Angel offers life lessons and levitations in new Luxor show
The Digital Review also wrote about the show, which you can read here!
Interview: Criss Angel discusses new Mindfreak Live! at the Luxor
May 16, 2016 -- Foxwoods announced today that The Supernaturalists starring Criss Angel will be returning to Foxwoods for a special limited edition run of shows August 24-28! Read the press release: Foxwoods Resort Casino? Announces Family-Friendly Summer 2016 Entertainment Series
May 14, 2016 -- The print edition of Bloomberg Businessweek is out this week - scans of the article have been added to the photo gallery!
May 12-13, 2016 -- The Las Vegas Sun had a fantastic 2 part interview with Criss Angel where Criss' forthcoming production, Mindfreak LIVE, was discussed in great detail. This show will no doubt be Criss Angel's greatest work to date! Read the articles here:
Q+A Part 1: Criss Angel says Mindfreak Live at Luxor 'Ready To Go'
Q+A Part 2: This is a long time in the making for me,' Criss Angel says of 'Mindfreak LIVE'!
May 4, 2016 -- Bloomberg Businessweek has published a fantastic article about Criss Angel and his brand. Read it here! Criss Angel's Magical $70 Million-A-Year Profit Machine
April 24, 2016 -- Criss Angel made a guest appearance on "Dice" on Showtime!
April 17, 2016 -- Criss Angel BeLIEve ends its 7 year run tonight! Read my farewell letter to the show, and stay tuned for all the exclusive news and details about the transition to #MindfreakLIVE!
March 22, 2016 -- It was announced today that magician Chloe Crawford will co-star in the forthcoming production, Criss Angel Mindfreak Live, which will debut in preview performances on May 11, 2016, in place of Criss Angel BeLIEve at Luxor in Las Vegas. The show will premiere on June 23, 2016. Several articles have reported the news, including:
Las Vegas Sun by Johnny Kats - Chloe Crawford to co-star in Criss Angel?s ?Mindfreak Live!? at Luxor
Las Vegas Sun by Robin Leach - Criss Angel adds Chloe Crawford as co-star in ?Mindfreak Live!?
Celebrity Radio by Alex Belfield - Chloe Crawford Interview Criss Angel MINDFREAK LIVE Luxor (20 minute audio interview)
March 18, 2016 -- Criss Angel attended Cirque du Soleil's 4th annual "One Night for One Drop" event at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas - check out photos in the photo gallery here!
March 17, 2016 -- Criss Angel announced today that Criss Angel BeLIEve is ending its run at the Luxor, while a new show, Mindfreak LIVE, will take its place! The BeLIEve section of the site has been updated with the latest information regarding these changes. Read the Las Vegas Sun's reporting on the future of Criss Angel BeLIEve / Mindfeak LIVE HERE!
March 7, 2016 -- The tentative launch date of the Johnny Crisstopher Children's Charitable Foundation (JDS) and the $1 million dollar fundraising event is Monday, September 12. More details to come as this date approaches!
March 5, 2016 -- Criss Angel attended the 2016 St. Baldrick's Day fundraiser event and donated an incredible $100,000 to the charity to help fund research to find a cure for childhood cancer. Criss shaved Las Vegas Sun reporter John Katsilometes's head as part of the fundraising event. Read more about the event HERE and see photos in our photo gallery!
February 22, 2016 - March 2016 Beginning on February 22, Criss has been sharing cryptic pictures and a short video of what could be an up-and-coming TV series/special/segment/I-can-only-guess-at-this-point! Stay tuned for more info on this project...
January 23, 2016 -- The Digital Journal reviews The Supernauralists soundtrack: Review: 'The Supernaturalists' original soundtrack is exceptional
January 18, 2016 -- News broke today that Criss Angel BeLIEve will be undergoing a revamp in the coming months -- April is the targeted timeframe -- and the show will re-emerge with new content, illusions, and possibly even a new name to the show. Dark dates are still TBD, but as soon as the dates emerge, they will be posted here and on the BeLIEve Schedule page! Article: Cirque du Soleil plans changes for ?Believe,? ?Love? and ?O?
January 15, 2016 -- The Digital Journal gave a fantastic review of The Supernaturalists at The Paramount in NY! Check it out: Review: Criss Angel performs homecoming show with 'The Supernaturalists'
January 14, 2016 -- New aricles and interview from The Morning Call:
INTERVIEW: Interviewing Criss Angel: Magician says demand led him to create 'The Supernaturalists,' bring them to State Theatre
Criss Angel brings 'Supernaturalists' ensemble show to Easton's State Theatre
January 12, 2016 -- The Supernaturalists kick off a weeklong tour today with stops in Rochester, Albany, and Huntington NY, Morristown, NJ, and Easton, PA! Good luck, cast and crew! For more information about dates and to purchase tickets, check out the http://thesupernaturalists.com/tour!
Criss Angel stopped by Good Day Rochester this morning to discuss The Supernaturalists tour, magic, and to even give the weather forecast! Check out video on their Facebook page: VIDEO
Pics from Criss' appearance are also in the LY photo gallery!
January 9, 2016 -- New article! Criss Angel Brings 'The Supernaturalists' To The Paramount
January 3-6, 2016 -- New articles about The Supernaturalists appearing in Morristown, NJ and Albany, NY - check it out!
Criss Angel to perform in Morristown next Friday
Criss Angel, 8 Magicians To 'Destroy Reality' At Morristown Theatre
Magician Criss Angel brings Supernaturalists show to Albany
Criss Angel and 'The Supernaturalists' to perform magic show at The Paramount
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